Adam Maxfield had one goal and two assists to lead Gillette to a 7-2 victory over Glacier.
Maxfield scored 4:02 into the third period to make the score 3-1 Gillette. Jack Oberg picked up the assist. Maxfield dished an assist on Gennadi Zabeline\’s goal that made the score 4-1 Gillette at 5:07 into the third period. He added another helper on Zabeline\’s goal that made the score 5-2 Gillette at 13:22 into the third period.
Glacier\’s power play was ineffective against Gillette\’s penalty kill, which allowed one goal while shorthanded.
Gillette\’s offense rang up 51 shots on Glacier\’s net. Gillette\’s goal total was higher than its season average. Gillette averages 3.5 goals per game. Team\’s forwards weren\’t the only contributers offensively, and the team\’s defensemen showcased their scoring touch with three goals.
Gillette also got points from Zabeline, who also finished with two goals and one assist and Alex King, who also had one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Gillette included Garrett Medina, Michael Doyle, and Travis Marsh, who scored one goal each. In addition, Gillette received assists from Kyle Traux and Cade Boreing, who contributed one each.
Glacier forced Gillette goalie Stephen Wroe to work between the pipes, taking 33 shots.
Glacier was helped by Brett LeBeau, who grabbed one goal. LeBeau scored on the power play 6:55 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Gillette. Glacier had gotten the advantage when Gillette\’s Preston Fuller was sent off for interference. Blake Hanson assisted on the tally. Collin Schieman also scored for Glacier. Other players who recorded assists for Glacier were Ronald Robertson and Logan Kraft, who each chipped in one.
Stephen Wroe made 31 saves for Gillette on 33 shots. Gillette incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Glacier\’s Kevin Hale stopped 44 shots out of the 50 that he faced. Glacier incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.